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firefox.exe does not close when browser is closed.




7 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: Ken Clay, Unassigned)


3.6 Branch
Windows 7

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




7 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100722 Firefox/3.6.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100722 Firefox/3.6.8

Noticed this problem a few months ago when using a different machine using. Vista.  Am now on a Windows 7 64K machine and problem persists.  Frequently when I come back from Hibernate mode Firefox says it is offline, won't go back to online.  Close the browser.  Then reload w/ icon, says firefox is already running, have to use task manager to close the process in order to use it again.  Used firefox for years w/out this problem.  As it is happening on 2 different machines and operating systems, I have to think it was introduced sometime in the last 6 months.

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Use firefox
2.Hibernate or sleep machine
3.Use machine again - if firefox tabs say loading and stay that way AND/OR says working offline, close window, restart firefox error says already running, must use task manager to close in order to open a new session.
Actual Results:  
as above.

Expected Results:  
should have closed firefox.exe w/out having to use task manager.

This usually is caused by an extension. Please try running in Firefox safe mode.
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch

Comment 2

6 years ago
Considering that the above comment was a solution to the problem (since the reporter hasn't responded in over a year), I'm going to mark this bug as Invalid.

Reporter, if you can still reproduce this bug in the latest version of Firefox, please reopen this bug.
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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